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Briana Venskus

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Briana Venskus-Vazquez is a Latinx, Biracial, Bisexual, and Bicoastal Actress. Briana has proven to be one of the more versatile performers working today, appearing on more than 90 episodes of TV since 2013, spanning 20 shows, including 5 Seasons of MARVELS AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. and 4 Seasons of THE WALKING DEAD. She has recurred on SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS opposite Elizabeth Olsen and Kelly Marie Tran, GRACE AND FRANKIE opposite Jane Fonda, as well as THIS IS US, SUPERGIRL, GOOD TROUBLE, OUTCAST, HINDSIGHT, NASHVILLE, and NAOMI. She also recently appeared in Bryan Fuller’s limited docuseries QUEER FOR FEAR. On the comedic side, Briana steals the scene in the 20TH CENTURY FOX feature film LETS BE COPS as Precious, opposite Damon Waynes Jr. and Jake Johnson, and THEN CAME YOU, along side Ken Jeong, Maisie Williams, and Asa Butterfield.

Briana is about to begin filming on the feature CTRL ALT DEL. She just wrapped on the indie feature, THIRSTY, opposite Kyra Sedgwick, Jaime Nuemann, Sung Kang, Thora Birch, Tyler Lepley, and Brandee Evans. Later this year she stars in the new TV show UNCONVENTIONAL from Emmy nominated Writer/Director, Kit Williamson.

In 2020, Briana became one of the first ‘viral’ creators of the pandemic. Her most recent creation, ACTRESS WITH A PODCAST, has landed at Comedy veteran Ken Kwapis’s production company, IN CAHOOTS. Briana started 22 TO 2 PRODUCTIONS as a vehicle for her own projects.


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Patrick Adams on That One Audition with Alyshia Ochse

Patrick Adams

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For seven seasons Patrick J. Adams has charmed audiences worldwide, as Mike Ross in USA’s hit drama, “Suits,” a role which garnered him a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination in the category of Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series. Adams took on the role of Major John Glenn in the Nat Geo/Disney + original series, “The Right Stuff.”

With Zoe Saldana & Jason Isaacs, Adams starred in the 2014 television miniseries “Rosemary’s Baby” directed by Agnieska Holland. Additional television credits include Michael Mann and David Milch’s acclaimed series “Luck” opposite Dustin Hoffman and Michael Gambon, season two of the hit series “Orphan Black” opposite Tatiana Maslany, “Lost,” “Friday Night Lights,” “Pretty Little Liars,” “N.C.I.S.,” “Lie To Me” and “Flash Forward.” Additionally, Adams starred in indie films such as, “The Waterhole,” 2009 Slamdance entry “Weather Girl,” “6 Month Rule” directed by Blayne Weaver and “Car Dogs” opposite Academy Award winning actress Octavia Spencer.

He is a member of the Ojai Playwrights Conference, starring in new works by established and developing playwrights.


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  • SOCIAL OUTREACH: Alara Ceri

Madeline Zima on That One Audition with Alyshia Ochse

Madeline Zima

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Madeline Zima is a filmmaker and actress with over three decades of experience in the film and television industry. She was hand-picked by David Lynch for Showtime’s TWIN PEAKS reboot and was a series regular on CALIFORNICATION (SHOWTIME). She’s recurred and guest starred on dozens of TV shows, most recently HACKS, IN TREATMENT, DOOM PATROL, PERRY MASON, YOU and GOOD GIRLS. Her favorite film role was starring in MY OWN LOVE SONG alongside Renée Zellwegger and Forrest Whitaker in Oliver Dahan’s follow up to his Oscar winning film LA VIE EN ROSE. You can see her in the upcoming sci-fi thriller, SUBSERVIENCE.


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  • SOCIAL OUTREACH: Alara Ceri

11 Emily Hampshire on That One Audition with Alyshia Ochse

Emily Hampshire

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Montreal native and SAG Award Winner Emily Hampshire is best known for her role as “Stevie Budd” in the hit series Schitt’s Creek opposite Eugene Levy and Catherine O’Hara. The series made history by winning nine Emmy awards and in all major categories. Hampshire won six consecutive Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy awards at the Canadian Screen Awards and has won a SAG Award for her role on Schitt’s Creek.

Hampshire will next be seen starring as the female lead in the highly anticipated series THE RIG; a six-part thriller directed by Line of Duty and Bodyguard director John Strickland, premiering on Amazon on January 6th. Additionally, in April 2023, Hampshire will release her first graphic novel, Amelia Aierwood: Basic Witch in partnership with Z2. Hampshire is currently in development on the remake of Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman alongside Norman Lear, where she will co-write, executive produce and star as the title character of “Mary Hartman.” She has also partnered with Elliot Page and his company Page Boy Productions to write and create a new television project and starring vehicle for Elliot that is currently in development. On television, Hampshire starred opposite Adrien Brody in Chapelwaite, Epix’s period limited series based on Stephen King’s short story Jerusalem’s Lot. Previously, she starred in Syfy/Hulu’s 12 Monkeys and garnered numerous accolades and acclaim for her performance in the character first made iconic by Brad Pitt.

Hampshire has been a longtime supporter of the LGBTQ+ community of which she is also a member, Hampshire identifies as pansexual, and has used her celebrity and voice to support and spread awareness for the LGBTQ+ community.


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  • SOUND DESIGN: Zachary Jameson
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  • ASSISTANT: Elle Powell
  • SOCIAL OUTREACH: Bebe Katsenes

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